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Sensemaking and survival

AMG – Cause of the Month Suggestion [ 8/6/20 ] I’d like to suggest the topic of “sensemaking and survival in times of exponential change”. What are the different classes of mechanisms used by people to make what sense they … Continue reading

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Survival without technology

Quora – How long could the human race survive without technology? [ 4/6/20 ] Not at all – because technology is part of what defines us as human. And in this sense, language is technology, our complex cultures are forms … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Evidence for Tribalism in Economics

Evonomics – Evidence for Tribalism in Economics [ 31/5/20 ] While I agree with the several of the main themes, there are also some significant errors in the thesis as written. 1/ Your description of “Science” as “It’s a method … Continue reading

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Why isn’t communism as hated as Nazism

[ 1/5/20 Foundations of Logic Question] Why isn’t communism as hated as Nazism? What level do you want an answer? We all tend to want simple answers to complex questions, and if a situation is actually complex, then all simple … Continue reading

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Quora – work post AI

What meaningful work will humans be able to do once AI/robots become better than us at everything? [ 18/4/20 ] Whatever you responsibly choose. It is already the case that only one person on the planet is actually the best … Continue reading

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Philosophically talking socialism

Philosophically talking, can socialism be taken as the most advanced and ideal political concept just because it’s the newest and latest in emergence, following the idea that humans become smarter in time? [ 16/4/20 ] No. The core idea of … Continue reading

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Video – A letter from the virus

Ngaio’s Facebook link to Video – A letter from the virus. [ 13/4/20 ] We need to become very conscious of everything in this video, and we also need to be cautious about over simplifying complex systems. We need to … Continue reading

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Changing the world

Quora – When will I learn that I can’t change the world? [ 12/4/20 ] Changing the world is just like eating an elephant – one bite at a time. Like Makayla says – start with yourself. Start small. The … Continue reading

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JBP Study group – nothing should go back to normal

Facebook – JBP study group – Joanna Hoffman shared a link to – Nothing should go back to normal [ 11/4/20 ] Far too many overly simplistic and destructive responses here. We are the most cooperative animal on the planet. … Continue reading

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A day of celebration.

This day 26 years ago Ailsa and I got married. 22 years and 3 days ago the title for this house changed into our name (with a mortgage, which has been gone a couple of years). Today is a special … Continue reading

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